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Challah For Help: The Morning After & 5 Tips for a Bangin’ Breakfast

Sunday Mourning. You may feel that way after a night filled with Dark and Stormys being drunk by you and your Dark and Handsome.  You wake up with a pounding headache hoping a quick move for a jug of water won’t have you running for the porcelain god. A few sips and you are immediately [...]

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Top Halloween Cocktails (a.k.a. Spooktails)

Halloween is almost upon us, which got us in the mood for some seasonal and appropriately themed cocktails. So, when your blasting “The Monster Mash,” why not get a little smashed with these spooktails! 1. Glow In The Dark Mortal Gin Jell-O Shots  Ingredients: 3/4 cup of Hendricks gin 1 1/4 cups of tonic water A [...]

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Vixely’s Guide to the Fourth of July

O say can you see by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that [...]

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VIX SIX: Best Date Spots in SF

With the imminent publication of the first book in the Dating Vixen series (coming soon to ibooks!) we’ve all had dating on the brain, which led me to reminisce about some of the best dates (or well, just dating locations) in San Francisco. These locations have the essential elements that can set the stage for a [...]

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Oscar Party!

We are very excited for the Oscars tonight, so excited that we thew a party  this Friday in advance of the event. Here are our recipes and some pics to recap the night: Raspberry Margaritas Serves 8 ¼ c sugar 3 cups raspberries ¼ c coarse salt 1 c tequila ½ c Cointreau 1.5 tbsp [...]

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Kitchen Vixen: Tips and Recipes for Throwing a Fabulous Party by the Queen of Hosting

Among the many life lessons my mother has taught me, I learned that creativity, playfulness and fun should be embraced at every age. My mother loves entertaining for friends and family and finds it  very rewarding  to create unique experiences to share with the people she loves. I wanted to write our next interactive ibook  ”Hostess Vixen” (available [...]

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How To: Sunday Brunch

Let’s be serious, nothing can be more fun than Sunday Brunch. Whether it’s a casual catch-up with friends, a foodie’s reckoning with their breakfast obsession or a more aggressive affair (best accomplished by starting with a cocktail before you leave your apartment), Sunday Brunch is an institution among our friends in every city. Here’s a quick [...]

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Fall Cocktails (That Make You Want to F)

There is little more enjoyable than spending time with friends (and sig oths) and partaking in some theme drinking. In college, we certainly enjoyed “Forties at Four on Fridays” and “Turtlenecks & Boxed Wine.” Along those lines, fall is the perfect time to make a delicious, warm and lightly alcoholic themed beverage for your afternoon gatherings [...]

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Kitchen Vixen: “Rum Your Hands Up My Shirt, Tequila My Clothes Off, Agave Have You In Me”

Summer is the perfect time of year to start drinking some slightly sweeter ‘smocktails’ before the sun goes down. Here are a few that are delicious and not terribly laborious to make. Try shouting the following titles of said drinks upon finishing each glass. “Rum Your Hands Up My Shirt” (Pineapple & Mango Rum) 2 1/2 [...]

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